You may have had a ladder for a long time. And if it has always served you well you might not see a reason to replace it. But it is definitely something worth thinking about – you can consider your new ladder purchase to be an investment. So, why is it worth investing? Here are four reasons that you would benefit from a new high-quality ladder.

1 - Modern features

If you currently have an older ladder then you might be surprised at the advances in technology and what they have meant for modern ladder features. Todays ladders are now lighter, stronger and more adaptable than they have ever been. With standard features such as rubber feet to stop the ladder slipping, and ergonomic rungs to make standing easier, a new ladder will make your experience easier and more comfortable.

2 - The right ladder for the job

An advantage of buying a new ladder is that it allows you to purchase something that is actually perfectly suited to the work that you are carrying out. It may sometimes be the case that if you have had a ladder for a long time that you start to use it in ways that it is not really designed for. For example, you might want to work on your roof when really your ladder is not designed to be used at that height.

Buying a new ladder gives you the opportunity to get something that is going to be completely suited to all of your upcoming tasks.

3 - Safety

This is perhaps the strongest reason to invest in a new ladder. Older ladders can weaken or deteriorate over time due to the effects of weather and heavy use. If you have had your ladder for a long time then you may be putting yourself in a potentially dangerous situation by continuing to use it. If your ladder has seen better days, consider upgrading to a new one.

4 - Longevity

Modern ladders have excellent build quality and will be a dependable and durable purchase. Investing in a new ladder is a long-term purchase helping to ensure that you won’t need to spend money in future. It can be more cost-effective to invest in a high-quality ladder now, rather than buying something cheap or second-hand that will eventually need replacing.

If you are thinking of investing in a new ladder but aren’t sure what type would be suited to you, it is worth getting in contact with a specialist dealer who can offer insight from years of experience. The team at Precipitous has been supplying ladders to individuals and businesses across the UK for many years, and we would be happy to provide you with any advice or assistance that you need.